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Custom Paint – A Masterclass In Bespoke Bicycle Paintwork

(energetic electronic music) – Custom paint jobs are seriously cool. Everyone loves a really bling, sparkly paint job, but is custom paint just for pros like Peter Sagan or Mark Cavendish? Well, no, of course it isn’t, so to find out how you can get a bike custom painted and what it involves, I’ve come […]

The Coolest Custom Fixed Gear Bikes From The Rad Race

– So we’ve made it to the rad race, a race I’m gonna be competing in, but we thought it’d be a really good idea to come and take a look at some of the bikes. There’s gonna be some high risers, some flat bars, some short cranks, and some crazy paint jobs. So I […]

What Difference Do Motorbikes Make In Bike Races? | GCN Does Science

– Motor vehicles within professional bike races are a hot topic right now. But aside from the safety issue, there are a number of pros who are concerned with the influence they are having on the outcome of races. In fact, a few high-profile riders have publicly vented their frustration this year on social media. […]

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Pro Bike Racing

– Pro cycling and bike racing in general, have a few hidden unknowns. Here are some of the bare truths of bike racing. (upbeat music) The races are easy. Of course not the entire race, but there are many kilometers raced each year at the bike racing equivalent of walking pace. This does not apply […]

Should You Change Your Training With Age? | Ask GCN Anything

– Welcome back to another episode of Ask GCN Anything. – Yes, and this week we’ll be talking, off the back of the GCN Show, about age-related training questions. We’ll also be talking about VO2 max, and we’ll be talking about what 100 pounds gets you now, well that it didn’t 10 years ago. – […]

Is Van Der Poel Just Too Good For Cyclo-Cross? | The Cycling Race News Show

(race timer beeping) – Welcome back to the GCN Racing News Show. This week, after yet another dominant weekend for Mathieu van der Poel, we’re asking if he’s killing cyclocross. Details of next year’s Vuelta emerge, Andrea Tafi says he’s got a team, and Chris Froome falls in love with Colombia. In winning the SuperPrestige […]

How Do You Get Back Into Cycling After A Break? | Ask GCN Anything

– Welcome back to another Ask GCN Anything. – This week, we’re talking about what’s the best warm up to do before a race? What’s better to train on, a turbo or out on the road? And a really interesting question. How much fitness do you lose when you stop training? – Ooh, I can […]

Cadence Training With GCN | Over/Under Interval Workout On The Passo Sella

– Welcome to our indoor session focusing on threshold, running up threshold, and taking us up the beautiful Passo Sella climb, in the Alta Badia region of the Dolomites. It’s gonna be an intense session, a race-like session, focusing on riding at threshold and then holding it there. It’s a very simple session, but we’re […]